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Japan urges lower energy use amid shortage fears

Energy Daily
Saturday, 19 May 2012

Japan urges lower energy use amid shortage fearsTokyo (AFP) May 18, 2012

Japan's government Friday called on the nation's homes and businesses to cut their energy use by as much as 15 percent amid fears that nuclear plant shutdowns will spark power shortages and blackouts. With the coming of summer, when the draw on the grid increases as air conditioning gets cranked up, Japan's utilities are warning of a shortfall. Kansai Electric, which serves the commercia
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